Niralee Patel-Lye’s research focuses on transforming educational programs that meet student needs as well as strategies to develop educational leadership in schools.
She explores the role of schools as places in which issues of social capital, cultural capital, power, and identity influence systemic inequalities for students and educators. Stemming from her years as an educator in a large urban high school, her work centers on providing under-represented students with equitable access to educational resources and supports in order to address the ever-widening opportunity gap in education.
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